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  • Vaping Scenario Shows How the 4th Amendment Applies at School June 6, 2019
    What happens when school officials search a backpack and find an underage student’s e-cigarettes? An innovative courtroom program helps students understand how search and seizure laws affect them.
  • Courts Seek to Increase Jury Diversity May 9, 2019
    A heightened awareness of the importance of diverse juries has prompted some federal courts to evaluate their selection processes to ensure that the age, race, and socio-economic status of juror pools reflect the courts’ communities.
  • U.S. District Judge Donovan Frank Is Serving Justice One Day at a Time May 2, 2019
    Growing up in a small town in Minnesota, Donovan Frank overcame the modest expectations of his high school teacher to attend college and then law school. He later also overcame alcoholism, a condition that nearly destroyed his marriage, on his way to becoming a state judge and then a federal judge in the District of […]
  • Bankruptcy Filings Continue to Decline April 22, 2019
    Bankruptcy filings fell by 0.9 percent for the 12-month period ending March 31, 2019, compared with the year ending March 31, 2018.
  • Landmark Free Speech Case Opens Students’ Eyes to Role of Appellate Courts April 18, 2019
    In a new U.S. Courts video 40 Washington, D.C., area students participate in a realistic simulation of a student free speech case based on the 1969 landmark Tinker v. Des Moines.
  • In Central District of California, a Woman’s Place is in the Courthouse March 21, 2019
    The Central District of California has the largest number of women in top leadership positions across all 94 federal judicial districts.
  • Judicial Conference Approves Package of Workplace Conduct Reforms March 12, 2019
    The federal Judiciary’s national policy-making body today approved a package of workplace conduct-related amendments stating the obligations of judges and Judiciary employees to report reliable information likely to constitute misconduct; making clear that confidentiality obligations should never be an obstacle to reporting judicial misconduct or disability; and specifying that retaliation for disclosing misconduct is itself […]
  • AO Publishes 2018 Annual Report and Court Statistics March 12, 2019
    Over the past year, the federal Judiciary launched an aggressive effort to address workplace conduct issues, achieved one of its top cost-saving goals, and maintained its commitment to excellence in public service, reported James C. Duff, the director of the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts (AO), in his annual summary of the Judiciary’s activities.
  • Just the Facts: Magistrate Judges Reach the Half Century Mark February 20, 2019
    Throughout 2018, the federal Judiciary celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Federal Magistrates Act of 1968, which established the magistrate judge system.
  • Pioneering Judge Mary Lou Robinson Dies at 92 February 1, 2019
    U.S. District Judge Mary Lou Robinson, who grew up during the Dust Bowl and Depression in Texas, attended law school as one of a half-dozen female classmates more than a half century ago, and later had a federal courthouse named in her honor, died Jan. 26 at the age of 92.